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Nightly Meal Service

A hot, nutritious meal, made from scratch in our kitchen is served every night of the year from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

Food Box Programs

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) offers our guests a food box with enough food to sustain a family of 4 for 3-4 days.  Distributions are the first 3 Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  These hours may be adjusted in the summer, so please call the office for more information at 480-464-2370.

The Commodities Senior Food Program (CFSP) is a special food box program for seniors 62+ years old.  Please see the link for more information.

Access to Nutrition Assistance

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly food stamps) provides eligible households with monthly benefits they can use to purchase nutritious food. By helping families fight food insecurity and meet one of their fundamental needs, they can focus on overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency.  Paz de Cristo can provide access to a computer and the internet to apply.  Call 480-464-2370 x 2150 for more information or to make an appointment.


The clothing closet is open Mondays and Fridays from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. first-come first-served up to 20 people (no groups or outside organizations).

Showers are available on Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – Noon (Apr-Sept), 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Oct-Mar).  Haircuts available every other Wednesday.  Call the office for the schedule at 480-464-2370.

Clothing Vouchers to Deseret Industries (not available April & May) on Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. first-come first-served up to 20 (no groups or outside organizations).


Mailroom open Monday – Friday (excluding holidays) 4:00 – 6:15 p.m.

AZ ID Vouchers on Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. first come-first served up to 20 (no groups or outside organizations).

Birth Certificate assistance on Wednesdays from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  We assist with fees and paperwork.  Hard-copy State ID required – no photo copies accepted.

If you have any questions about Empowerment Programs, please call 480-424-2370 x 2150 or x 2170.

Administrative Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.  Please call the front desk at (480) 464-2370.

Daily Services

  • Dinner
    5:15 – 6:30 pm
  • Mail Service
    4:00 - 6:15 pm, Monday-Friday (excluding holidays)
    Pick up mail at the entrance to the dining hall.
  • Water Stations
    7 am – 7 pm, Monday-Friday
    3 pm – 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday
  • Food Box Orders for Case Workers
    Call 480-464-2370 for more information
  • Bus Passes
    For verified doctor appoint. and employment
    10 am – 3 pm, Monday-Friday
  • Resource Center
    Navigators from COPA Health
    8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday;
  • Job Assistance
    By appointment only. Call 480-464-2370 x 2150
  • Arizona Identification Vouchers
    1 pm, Tuesday
  • Birth Certificates
    10 am, Wednesday
  • Showers
    8:00 a.m. - Noon (Apr-Sept) / 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Oct-Mar), Wednesdays
  • Clothing Closet
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday & Friday
  • Clothing Vouchers for Deseret Industries
    1 pm, Thursday
  • SNAP Application Assistance
    By appointment only - 480-464-2370 x2150
  • Food Box Distribution
    10 am – Noon (Summer hours may vary), 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday
  • Haircuts
    Every other Wednesday - must shower before haircut
  • Hygiene Products
    Wednesdays during showers

Did You Know?

At Paz de Cristo, we give people a hand so that they can get back on their feet. We Feed, Clothe and Empower.